2019 USA World Team member at 86kg, 2016 NCAA All-American, 2012 FILA Junior Nationals Champion, 2012 Junior World Championships Silver Medalist in Pattaya, Thailand
Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?
Jun 16, 2022USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender has consistently called this a golden age for American wrestling. And if you look at the output at the senior international level — he’s right.
Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds
May 13, 2022The 2022 World Team Trials are set to go down in Coralville, Iowa May 21-22. This tournament will set the top two wrestlers at every weight who will wrestle-off for the world team spot in June at Final X. Seeds for the trials likely won't be released until a few days prior to the tournament, but because of its importance, we decided to predict what the top 7-8 seeds at each weight will look like. Take a look at those projections for men's freestyle below.
US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet
Apr 25, 2022In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy
Aug 26, 2021The World Team Trials will take place September 11-12 to determine the team that will compete in Oslo, Norway October 2-10. In this article we’ll explore what the top 8 seeds might look like for the competitors at 79kg in men’s freestyle.
86kg U - What Colleges Have Produced The Best At 86kg For Team USA
Jul 3, 2021David Taylor will represent the United States at the Olympics at the 86kg weight class this August in Tokyo. Leading up to the Olympic Games, we’ll be exploring what colleges contribute the most World/Olympic team members and medals by weight class. In this article, we’ll analyze the last 30 years of results at 86kg from worlds and Olympics to see what college produces the best 86kg wrestlers.
Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview
Mar 31, 2021The 2021 US Olympic Trials go down this weekend. All the action will be streamed either through NBC Sports Network or NBC's Peackock streaming service. Meanwhile, we'll have a watch party live throughout the trials to keep wrestling fans in the loop. Before all the action goes down, check out the contenders and challengers for the 2021 Olympic Trials.
2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections
Mar 29, 2021Olympic Trials week is finally here! Before official seeds come out later in the week, I wanted to take my best guess at how the seeding committee will see things.
David Taylor Is One Of The Best In The World P4P
Jul 9, 2020David Taylor was considered one of the best wrestling prospects in the US from a very young age. He fulfilled those expectations in high school, college, and now at the World Championship level. While David has only represented the US at one World Championship, his remarkable wins make him not only the top man at 86kg, but one of the best wrestlers in the world regardless of weight.
PD3 Has Gone From Afterthought To Distinguished
Jul 3, 2020It’s no secret that Pat Downey and the NJRTC are a match made in heaven. Both parties have widely discussed the mutual beneficiality of the relationship.
7 Sure-Fire Ways Of Scoring From A 2-on-1
May 12, 2020PD3 covers a lot of options is less than a minute in this video, so pay close attention and get the pause button ready.
The 6 Gnarliest Upper Body Attacks Known To Man
May 6, 2020Some of the nastiest upper body attacks aren't even big throws. Watch this slide-by made famous by 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Togrul Asgarov.
Bader Show: Kevin Beazley, Brent Metcalf, Max Askren, And Pat Downey
Apr 6, 2020On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad catch up with Kevin Beazley, Brent Metcalf, Max Askren, and Pat Downey.
86kg Matteo Pellicone UWW Ranking Series Preview
Jan 10, 2020The intrigue at 86kg begins with NCAA All-Americans, three of whom represent the United States and two representing other countries. Add in a whole bunch of other accomplished international guys, and this weight class should be fun.
Spey's Stupid Pod: Folkstyle Rule Changes & Jiu-Jitsu
Oct 17, 2019Michael Sears, the cool and chill guy of jiu-jitsu, has an extended conversation with Spey about his life in the sport of grappling, and how he became one of the newest team members at FloSports. What a fun time with pals!